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Duct Tape Server II

@ 2008/07/06 read/post comments(0)
Duct Tape Server II is our second generation build. It was built entirely from nine rolls of gray Nashua duct tape, two rolls of translucent duct tape, a little black duct tape for the art. Go To Full Article

Look inside MSI Wind: Upgradable HDD & Memory

@ 2008/07/06 read/post comments(0)
One thing we found interesting is that there is a DDR2 SO-DIMM slot to upgrade the memory, unlike the Eee, which means the Wind has a much more simplified future expansion compared to your average cheap sub-notebook. However, it is… Go To Full Article

Crysis Warhead First Look

@ 2008/07/05 read/post comments(0)
Yerli and the others see Warhead as sort of a relaunch for the Crysis franchise. For one, Crytek's programmers have spent the last year optimizing and tuning the engine to improve both performance and visuals. For example, Warhead will introduce… Go To Full Article

ASRock P43R1600Twins-WiFi Intel P43 chipset mainboard review

@ 2008/07/05 read/post comments(3)
From the benchmarks, we have seen that P43 doesn't differ too much from the Intel X48 board. In fact, we would presume it to perform similar good compared to the P45 as they're generally the same 4 series chipsets. If… Go To Full Article

Retail ATI Lasso external graphics pictured

@ 2008/07/05 read/post comments(0)
We were asked not to do any benchmarks, but we saw how the retail unit looks and that it looks fine enough to start shipping shortly. This XGP actually supports PCIe 8X, which is more than enough to run Vista;… Go To Full Article

16:9 Panels to Replace 16:10 Panels, Says Research Firm

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For years widescreen computer displays have used 16:10 panels, whereas consumer electronics utilized 16:9 panels. However, DisplaySearch market research firm predicts that personal computers will also utilize 16:9 panels eventually as 16:10 panels will vanish into thin air. Go To Full Article

Via Technologies’ Nano Chips Delayed Again

@ 2008/07/05 read/post comments(0)
Despite of earlier made claims, Via Technologies’ Nano microprocessors are set to arrive on the market substantially later. According to claims made by the company, Via now plans to start shipping the chips in August or even September. Go To Full Article

ATI Radeon HD 4850 and 4870: Gaming Performance Review

@ 2008/07/05 read/post comments(0)
In the previous article devoted to the new ATI architecture we revealed its significant potential. Now it time for us to move from theory to practice and check how well it will perform in contemporary games. Go To Full Article

NZXT Tempest Case Review

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Despite the wide variety of cases out there, from HTPC units to full towers, there's one quality that they should all possess in order to qualify as being worthwhile and that is having good airflow. It doesn't matter if a… Go To Full Article

ASRock A780FullDisplayPort Motherboard

@ 2008/07/05 read/post comments(0)
AMD has a range of chipsets available for its Phenom processor, these including the 780G chipset; the first of the 7 series to come out from AMD, and by far one of the most powerful integrated chipsets available today.… Go To Full Article

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